About: TV debate

Elections 22-04-2022

Macron, Le Pen spar over disability allowance in TV debate

Incumbent French President Emmanuel Macron and his far-right contender Marine Le Pen clashed over the current practice of taking into account the partner's income when calculating the allowance for disabled adults in a televised debate ahead of their final face-off on Sunday.

Climate discussed for 20 minutes in 3-hour-long Macron-Le Pen debate

During the three-hour-long debate between French presidential candidates Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen, climate was discussed for just 20 minutes, despite being one of the most anticipated topics.
Elections 15-03-2022

Macron’s rivals bemoan lack of debate ahead of first election round

With the presidential elections less than a month away, a proper debate between candidates is yet to occur, with some even refusing to do so before the first round of voting. EURACTIV France reports.
EU Elections 2019 17-05-2019

French minority parties cry for impartiality ahead of EU election TV debate

The EU election debate broadcast on France 2 next Wednesday (22 May) is causing growing controversy. Guests from minority parties have argued the structure of the debate is biased against them, and have threatened to boycott the programme. EURACTIV France reports.
Elections 21-03-2017

Europe still a footnote in French presidential debate

The five candidates for France’s top job set out their stalls in a three hour televised debate on TF1 on Monday night (20 March). Questions on Europe and foreign policy were only raised in the last quarter of an hour. EURACTIV France reports.
Brexit 02-04-2015

UK set for seven-way election debate

Prime Minister David Cameron and opposition leader Ed Miliband face their one and only live television debate of the election campaign on Thursday (2 April), along with five others, in a seven-way contest.